EVENTS AT THE MUSEUM 3/16/18

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DOCUMENTARY: "You Enter Germany: Bloody Huertgen and the Siegfried Line"

Between September 1944 and February 1945, thirteen U.S. Army divisions fought for control of a 50 square mile area of dense forest along the German border.  It was the longest single battle in American history and largest defeat of the U.S. Army in Europe.  This 2007 German production tells that story with veteran's interviews and archival footage. 104 minutes. Donation requested for admission.

DATE/TIME:  Saturday MARCH 17, 2018  1:30 p.m.

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EXPLORING THE ARMOR TOUR: ONLY 1 MORE WEEK TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT!

Take a private history tour of the outside tracked vehicles, including a look inside the crew compartments.  Tour begins in the museum theater.  Seating is limited; reservations required. The tour typically lasts 2 hours. Admission to event: $15.00, or $5.00 with museum membership. 

DATE/TIME:  Sunday MARCH 25, 2018  2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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CENTRAL PA CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE: "PETTIGREW/TRIMBLE CHARGE AT GETTYSBURG"

General Lee and the Virginia newspapers made General George Pickett immortal at Gettysburg on July 3, 1863, with "Pickett's Charge."  But, Pickett's was only one of the three Divisions assigned by General James Longstreet to assault the center of the Union line.  Learn about the two other Confederate Divisions under Generals Johnston Pettigrew and Isaac Trimble in this lecture by Don Ernsberger. 

DATE/TIME:  Tuesday APRIL 3, 2018  7:00 p.m.

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KIDS DAY: DRESS UP & DISCOVER!

Kids of all ages get to try on field gear and head gear from the museum education collection.  Visit education stations in the galleries for more fun discoveries throughout the day.  Regular admission rates apply.

DATE/TIME:  Saturday APRIL 7, 2018  10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.